VDU & Ergonomics Assessor Course

Become an expert in assessing and improving ergonomics in the workplace. Our one-to-one training, guided by industry experts, equips you with the knowledge to evaluate workstations, prevent musculoskeletal disorders, and create a healthier work environment.

What Will You Learn?
  • Health risks of visual display unit (VDU) usage
  • Ergonomic assessment in the workplace
  • Identifying and addressing ergonomic hazards
  • Promoting healthy postures and practices
  • Enhancing comfort and productivity
Information Of Course
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1 Day
Level
Beginner
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This course is essential for all personnel responsible for VDU assessments in their workplace. In order to complete these assessments they must have reached a certain level of competence. This course will equip them with the relevant knowledge and skills needed to complete these assessments.

  • Introduction
  • Ergonomics and anthropometrics
  • An introduction to the relationships between the individual, the task, the environment and the work equipment
  • Legal requirement
  • Perceived and real hazards of VDU work
  • Controversial topics ranging from alleged reproductive hazards to radioactive emissions, which have been associated with VDU, will be addressed. Recent studies and their results will also be examined
  • Principles and aims of assessment
  • Assessment techniques
  • Understanding the requirements of the General Application Regulations 2007
  • Understanding the factors that constitute an assessment
  • Understanding ergonomic factors and VDU workstation layout
  • Appreciating the postural implications of VDU workstations
  • The knowledge to carry out VDU workstation assessments and advise operators

All managers, supervisors or office personnel responsible for VDU operations and workstations.

Classroom based and where possible practical demonstration to reinforce learning.

There are no requirements for this course.

On completion of this course, participants receive a certification of training completion.